Perched on a cliff edge overlooking the Aegean Sea in the enchanting cove of Vlycha Bay, diners at Lindos Village Resort & Spa will enjoy breath-taking views of Rhodes whilst they experience the best of Asimakis and Stavros’s creations. The eight-course menu includes Fresh Sea Urchin, Poached Beurre Monte Lobster, Sea Monksbeard, Greek Hogget, Feuille De Brick Tart, followed by Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb, Strawberry and Tonka Bean Parfait. A special dish celebrating the Aegean Sea is also on the menu consisting of Marinated sardines, Fennel, Ouzo, Rock and Sea Samphire, Pickled Mustard Seeds and Smoked Trout Roe.
Born and raised in Athens, Asimakis is the first Greek to be ever awarded a Michelin star out of his country and the youngest in London. Inspired by his love of art, his passions lie in fine dining and French cuisine where precision, creativity and artistry all had him hooked. Craving perfection, Asimakis strives to find the freshest and best produce pairing them together to create unforgettable experiences for his customers. Having previously worked in hotel chains, British pubs, fine dining banquets and events on a yacht, Asimakis is currently working as Executive chef at Pied a Terre, one of the best restaurants in London.
Commenting on his partnership with Lindos Hotels Asimakis said, “I am thrilled to be partnering with Lindos Hotels and to be given the chance to cook in Greece again. I am very proud to be Greek and look forward to creating new dishes with Stavros, fusing the different flavours of Athens and Rhodes together.”
Having been at the Lindos Hotels Group for 11 consecutive years, Stavros Manousakis has been appointed as the Corporate Chef for Lindos Hotels Group and the Executive Chef at Lindos Royal Resort, Lindos Village Resort & Spa and Lindos Grand Resort and Spa. Led by Stavros, the culinary experience at Lindos incorporates Greece’s rich heritage and local ingredients to create exciting recipes and delicious dishes. With an impressive global culinary skillset, Chef Manousakis was born and raised in Rhodes, Greece. He has studied at Le Monde Institute of Hotel & Tourism Studies in Athens, Le Cordon Blue Paris, Tokyo Sushi Academy, Alain Ducasse Rencontres 3 Michelin program and most recently, a master’s in Vegan Cuisine by Joia Academy.
Commenting on his partnership with Asimakis, Chef Manousakis said, “I am so grateful to have been a part of the Lindos Hotels group for 11 years where my skills as a chef have flourished. I am looking forward to having the opportunity to cook with a Michelin-starred chef who brings new and interesting ideas to our dishes.”
Re-launched this May, Lindos Village Resort & Spa has reopened for the 2022 summer season with a brand new deluxe all-inclusive concept and will be one of few resorts in Rhodes to offer this elevated experience to adults only. The hotel is relaunched with six brand new restaurant concepts on-site, as well as an array of authentic intimate island experiences. This reimagined resort will offer today’s discerning traveller a sophisticated hideaway and an enviable location from which to explore the best of Rhodes.